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Sumitomo News
February 10, 2021

Sumitomo Rubber USA to invest $122M in Tonawanda plant

“Our customers demand exceptional tires, and this investment improves our tire building capabilities, doubles our output, increases our speed to market and enhances the high-quality tires made in this facility,” said Yasutaka Ii, president and CEO of Sumitomo Rubber USA. “It also reinforces our commitment to our strong team members and our community here in Tonawanda and Western New York.”

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February 08, 2021

Launch NY says startup investments keep flowing

The nonprofit organization reported engaging over 175 investors to deliver $2.23 million in investments to 32 companies in 2020. Buffalo-based Launch NY provides capital access and mentoring to startups in the 27 westernmost counties of New York State.

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February 08, 2021

Jacobs Institute lures major talent from FDA to Buffalo

“This is another step in our efforts to let the world know that if you want to develop a medical device in the neuro and cardiovascular space, coming to Buffalo is a good place to be,” Jacobs Institute CEO William Maggio said.

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T&T Legacy Metals Success
February 03, 2021

T&T Legacy Metals to open in Tonawanda and hire 30 workers

“They were instrumental in helping us connect with the local politicians,” Terhune Jr. said. “They helped us with getting some grants through National Grid and with jumping through some hoops to find opportunities for small businesses like ours.”

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Seneca One Tower
February 01, 2021

AML RightSource ready to grow at Seneca One tower

“When I got to see everything that Douglas was doing, not just with Seneca One but part of the downtown renaissance that he’s helping build, I thought it was important for us to be supportive of that and to be part of that.” -Frank Ewing, CEO, AML RightSource

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NYPPE
January 29, 2021

Connor Knapp was a professional goalie. Now he’s a Buffalo entrepreneur

NYPPE soon plans to install newly acquired equipment at a 4,250-square-foot facility in Kenmore, where it will begin by hiring about 16 people to run its first production shift.

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Sucro Sourcing
January 29, 2021

Uniland, Sucro Sourcing setting Lackawanna’s development stage

“We think the Lackawanna location is the best kept secret of the Western New York region,” Taylor said. “It’s perfect from a business growth standpoint with its supply chain access from overseas and Canada. It will allow us to capitalize on an underserved domestic market throughout the Great Lakes region.”

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Sucro Sourcing
January 26, 2021

Sucro Sourcing gets approval for expansion project in Lackawanna

“Since we started the Lackawanna operation in January 2020 our experience has been extremely positive. We’ve had tremendous support from all local agencies and officials, as well as various trade partners,” said Jonathan Taylor, founder and CEO of Sucro Sourcing.

 

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January 22, 2021

Michele Trolli sees M&T riding a tech wave

“I wish the entire community could see how awesome and distinctive Seneca One looks right now, from the shared spaces that [owner] Douglas [Jemal] has imagined and delivered, to our space,” said Trolli, the bank’s chief technology and operations officer.

“It really is going to be a cool place, and because of that, I think it is going to really attract top talent,” she said.

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Press Releases

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Date
Title
02.01.2021
T&T LEGACY METALS TARGETS 30 NEW JOBS IN BUFFALO NIAGARA
12.16.2020
INVEST BUFFALO NIAGARA PRESIDENT & CEO KUCHARSKI TO CHAIR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
05.26.2020
BE IN BUFFALO LAUNCHES COST OF LIVING CALCULATOR, REGIONAL JOBS BOARD AND OTHER DIGITAL UPDATES
02.06.2020
International Economic Development Council Elects Invest Buffalo Niagara President & CEO Thomas Kucharski as Incoming Vice Chair
03.25.2019
TECHNOLOGY COMPANY CHOOSES BUFFALO FOR NEW HQ
03.15.2019
GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF AML RIGHTSOURCE IN BUFFALO